The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 225 214 182
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 18 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 1.60% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 28
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£175 £190 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £14.45 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £21.10 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.42 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.69% +19.41%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2258 2124 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.33% 24.32% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1067 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 241 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 8 £173 - 4
Kent -5 3 £194 +68.47%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £171 -9.86%
Berkshire -3 2 £375 -11.76% 1
Surrey -6 2 - - 6
West Sussex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
4 28 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 19 (29.69%) Windows 8
10 18 (28.13%) MS Office
11 15 (23.44%) VMware
11 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
11 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.31%) Application Packaging
13 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
14 11 (17.19%) UNIX
14 11 (17.19%) MSI
15 9 (14.06%) InstallShield
15 9 (14.06%) Sophos
15 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (12.50%) Security Management
16 8 (12.50%) Citrix
16 8 (12.50%) McAfee
16 8 (12.50%) MCSE
16 8 (12.50%) Solaris
16 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000
16 8 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (12.50%) Lumension

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Lync
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Office
2 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) X.400
1 4 (6.25%) X.500
1 4 (6.25%) Network Security
2 3 (4.69%) S/MIME
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Broadband
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) SMS
3 2 (3.13%) VoIP
3 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) 3G
4 1 (1.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MSI
2 9 (14.06%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (6.25%) Military
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
3 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) IT Support
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Applications Packager
5 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.56%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) iPad
2 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.56%) Life Science
2 1 (1.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
4 28 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (29.69%) Windows 8
7 11 (17.19%) UNIX
8 8 (12.50%) Solaris
8 8 (12.50%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.56%) Android
10 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) Security Management
2 5 (7.81%) ITIL
3 2 (3.13%) CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.13%) Scrum
3 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
3 2 (3.13%) V-Model
3 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.56%) Time Management
4 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (1.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.56%) Validation
4 1 (1.56%) Service Management
4 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) C
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
3 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.50%) MCSE
6 7 (10.94%) MCITP
7 5 (7.81%) MCP
8 4 (6.25%) MCSA
8 4 (6.25%) MCDST
8 4 (6.25%) MCTS
9 2 (3.13%) ISEB
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.56%) MOS
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) OVSD
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) VMware
3 9 (14.06%) Sophos
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 8 (12.50%) McAfee
4 8 (12.50%) Lumension
5 4 (6.25%) Kaseya
6 3 (4.69%) Remedy
6 3 (4.69%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) Adobe
8 1 (1.56%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.56%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.56%) Novell
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) Dell